13th Annual
November 9-11, 2012
South Towne Exposition Center

(Salt Lake) Get a head start on the holidays at the 13th Annual Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift Show Friday, November 9th thru Sunday, November 11th at the South Towne Exposition Center. Set in a spectacular holiday wonderland, this premier gift show features arts & crafts, home décor, live family entertainment and gourmet food. With more than 425 exhibits, the event continues to be the largest holiday show in the area www.familychristmasgiftshow.com .

Back by popular demand: Salt Lake Cooking for the Holidays – a gourmet food extravaganza showcasing top area chefs, restaurants and cooking schools. This is the perfect venue for foodies where culinary artists share recipes and special techniques to help you create delicious holiday fare. Your favorite radio personalities from FM 100.3 host this popular event. Don’t miss demonstrations by Sur La Table, Amano Artisan Chocolate, Carvers Steaks & Seafood and The International Culinary Schools at the Art Institute of Salt Lake City.

Enjoy live family entertainment on Friday and Saturday, including performances by Vision Dance & Learning Center, C & C Ballet Academy, The Vocal Studio, Dance Academy and more. New to this year’s show is Charisma Studio, owned and operated by Tresa Anderson, mother of nationally recognized dancer Ryan Di Lello. Ryan and his wife Ashleigh made it to the top 20 on Season 6 of the FOX TV network dance competition So You Think You Can Dance. Current national ballroom champions from Charisma Studio are expected to perform at the event. (Complete Program Attached)

More things to see and do at the show:

· Revel in the “Artist in Action” Village featuring artists demonstrating their skills and making one-of-a-kind gifts including wood carvings, fold art, stained glass, jewelry and more

· Bring the kids for a picture with a real bearded Santa in authentic attire

· See more than 200 brand new exhibits

· Sample and buy gourmet and specialty foods

· Enter to win a free shopping spree

The Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift Show is sponsored by Dillard’s and T-Mobile.

Hours: Friday November 9th 10am-9pm
Saturday November 10th 10am-9pm
Sunday November 11th 10am-5pm

Tickets: Adults/Seniors/Juniors $10.00*
Children (13 & Under) FREE

*One Ticket Gets You In All 3 Days!

Discounts: $1.00 Discount Coupons are available at

Parking: Free parking at the South Towne Exposition Center

Cooking for the Holidays
Schedule of Live Demonstrations

Entertainment Program for 2012 Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift Show

Friday, November 9th
Noon Intermountain Christian School Handbell Choir
1:00 pm Intermountain Christian School Vocal Ensemble
2:00 pm C&C Ballet Academy
3:00 pm Charisma Studio
4:00 pm The Vocal Studio
5:00 pm Danceology
6:00 pm Hot Shots Dance Studio

Saturday, November 10th
Noon Dance Academy
1:00 pm Vision Dance
2:00 pm Utah Artists School of Ballet
3:00 pm Power Plus Dance
4:00 pm Power Plus Dance
5:00 pm Elite Dance Productions
6:00 pm Celebration/Quarter Notes

The Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift Show is produced by Showcase Events, Inc. proudly supporting American-based business for 30 years with proven success www.showcaseevents.org. Showcase Events also produces the Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show, Tacoma Holiday Food & Gift Festival, Colorado Arts & Gourmet Food Show, Christmas in Seattle Gift & Gourmet Food Show, and Great Alaska Sportsman Show.

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